Faculty Dates to Remember

Faculty Important Dates to Remember, 2014-2015*

*Please also see the Registrar's Calendar at: http://www.grinnell.edu/about/offices-services/registrar/resources
*Please also see Chaplain's Office Calendar of Religious Holy Days, at: http://www.grinnell.edu/documents/70
Materials are due by 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
Deadlines reflected are subject to change. For current information, please refer to the Dean’s Office Intranet.
Dates in italics have not been confirmed.

FALL 2014

AUGUST

1 Harris Fellowship Proposals for 2015-2016 academic year due

15 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (first deadline)

15 Faculty Study Leave proposals from individuals due

15 Applications for Academic Enterprise Leaves for tenured faculty due

15 NEH Summer '15 Stipend Proposals due (internal competition) to Dean

23-27 New Student Orientation

27 Faculty Meeting, 9:30 AM, ARH 302

27 All student work due for internships, directed summer research, including 499 (MAP)

28 Classes begin

SEPTEMBER

1 Summer 299 and 499 (MAP) reports due from faculty

1 Fall Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Teaching & Learning Discussion Group, Faculty 

Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)

1 Proposals for Mellon/Expanding Knowledge Initiative Bridging Projects due (ASO Deans Office)

2 Department Chairs submit New Course proposals and course changes for spring schedules to division chair

5 Final applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 independent studies due from students off campus 

previous semester or students continuing a MAP.

5 Summer grades due

8 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

8 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

8 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (first deadline)

15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)

15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)

15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)

15 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302 Election of members (3) of Personnel Appeals Board: 2 Year Term (At 

first regular Faculty meeting, Fall semester)

19 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (second deadline)

19 Last day to add a course/audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grade, 

change audit/credit status

22 Course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry

24 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship applications due (to ACLS)

26-28 Family Weekend

26 Draft Spring course schedules go to department/concentration chairs for review (from Registrar)

26 Division Chairs notify Registrar/Dean of New Course proposals and course changes

26 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals for spring term to Registrar's Office

30 NEH Summer '15 Stipend final applications due (to NEH)

OCTOBER

1 Deadline to apply for a Spring 2015 Writing Mentor (J. Carl)

1 Fall Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

4 Mellon Post-Doc Position Proposals due in Dean's Office (if funding allows)

4 Statement of Departmental Planning to Support Study Leave Applicants due

6 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

8 Fall Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

10 Mellon New Directions Fellowship proposals due

11 Departments submit corrected spring schedule to Registrar

13 Last day to declare a major before preregistration

13 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

13 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

13 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

14 Term Faculty Staffing Proposals due in Dean's Office

17 Last day to drop credits in excess of 18 without paying overload fees

18 Alumni Scholars nominations due (R. Wolf)

18-26 Fall Break

28 Pre-registration materials sent to academic advisers (Registrar's Office)

NOVEMBER

1 Last date to submit Faculty Travel Requests for first meetings

3 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

3 Winter Break Faculty-Faculty Tutorial applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)

3 Grinnell-in-Washington faculty applications due

3 Grinnell-in-London faculty applications due

3-13 Pre-registration for Spring 2015

5 Tenure Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

7 Last day to withdraw from a course with W transcript entry

10 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

10 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

10 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

14 Research Leave proposals for 2015-16 due

14 Sabbatical Leave proposals for 2015-16 due

15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (second deadline)

15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)

15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)

15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)

15 Convocation proposals for 2015-2016 due (R. Bly)

17 Final student applications for Spring 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study

17 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

27-28 Thanksgiving Break

DECEMBER

1 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

2 Faculty Salary Reviews due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

8 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

8 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

8 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

12 Last day of classes

12 Last day to request an Incomplete

15-19 Final Exams for first semester

31 Grades for Fall semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOONSPRING and SUMMER 2015

Deadlines reflected are subject to change. For current information, please refer to the Dean’s Office Intranet. 

JANUARY

1 Fall 2014 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty

20 First day of classes, spring semester

23 499 (MAP) applications from students off-campus the previous semester or who are continuing a 499 (MAP)

24 SFS Proposals due in Dean’s Office

31 Departments receive schedule materials from Registrar's Office

FEBRUARY

1 Department Chairs submit new course proposals and course changes to Division Chair

2 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

X Election occurring between first and second February Faculty Meetings:

- Division chair (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term

- Divisional representatives to Personnel Committee: (SCI and SST: odd years; HUM: even years) - 2 year 

term;

- Divisional representative to Curriculum Committee: (SCI: Even years; SST & HUM: Odd years) - 2 year term

2 Spring Faculty-Faculty Tutorial, Course-Related Field Trip, Teaching and Learning Discussion Groups, and 

Faculty Weekend Seminar applications due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)

2 On-campus Summer Workshop proposals due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)

6 Last day to add a course/audit, drop a course without transcript entry, change to or from S/D/F grade, 

change audit/credit status

7 Alumni Scholars nominations due (R. Wolf)

6 Summer CSFS 499 MAP funding requests due from faculty

9 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

9 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

9 Course may be withdrawn with a W transcript entry

10 Department Chairs submit special topic proposals to Registrar's Office

11 Spring Interim Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

14 Div. Chairs notify Registrar of new course proposals and course changes for course schedule

14 Department Chairs submit 2015-16 schedule to Registrar's Office

15 Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO)

15 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)

15 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)

15 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (third deadline)

16 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

Election of At-Large member of Executive Council and At-Large member of Personnel Committee: 2 year 

term (At second February Faculty Meeting)

X Election of Department Chair for each department: 1 year term with understanding that a second year of 

service will normally follow. (After second February Faculty Meeting and before spring break.)

20 Summer CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due

21 CFD Fellow Proposals due in Dean's Office

MARCH

2 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

4 Spring Complete Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

4 Promotion to Professor Review Dossiers due (from Dept. Chairs) in Dean's Office

9 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

9 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

9 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

14-29 Spring Break19 Departments/Concentrations receive schedule from Registrar's Office to proof

29 Deadline to apply for a Fall 2015 Writing Mentor (J. Carl)

30 Summer Faculty-Faculty Tutorial and Off-Campus Summer Study/Workshop applications due (ISC/ASO 

Deans Office)

APRIL

1 Tenure-track staffing proposals for searches in 2015-16 due in Dean's Office

2 Department Chairs submit final corrections of schedule to Registrar's Office

3 Proposals for workshops, courses, and seminars to develop new teaching competencies due (ISC/ASO)

3 Faculty Travel requests for professional meetings relating to teaching due (ISC/ASO)

3 Summer Curricular Development proposals due (ISC/ASO Deans Office)

6 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302 Election of Chair and members of FOC: 1 year term. (At first faculty 

meeting following spring break.)

7 Preregistration materials distributed

13 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102)

13 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022)

13 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152)

13-23 Pre-registration for Fall Classes

20 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

27 Final student applications for Fall 297, 299, 387, 397, 399, 499 (MAP) independent study (Registrar)

MAY

1 Faculty Travel requests for additional professional meetings due (fourth deadline)

1 Academic Equipment Requests due (from Dept. Chairs)

4 Faculty Meeting, 4:15 PM, ARH 302

Election of members of faculty committees, and, if appropriate year, College Marshal, 3 yr. term (FOC to 

present nominations at a regular faculty meeting in May)

4 Summer student 499 (MAP) Application Part A due to Registrar's Office

8 Last Day of Classes

11 Division Meetings, Noon (Social Studies: ARH 102) (tentative)

11 Division Meeting, Noon (Science: SCI 2022) (tentative)

11 Division Meetings, Noon (Humanities: BCA 152) (tentative)

11-15 Final Exam Week

16 Grades for Seniors due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON

18 Commencement, 10:00 AM

26 Grades for Spring semester due in Registrar's Office by 12:00 NOON

29 Spring 2015 499 (MAP) / 299 Reports due from faculty

JUNE

1 Final student applications for summer research 299, 399, 499 (MAP, Part B) due (Registrar)

JULY

1 Faculty Activity Report information for 2014-15 due in Sedona

1 Senior Faculty Status Annual Reports due (Sedona)

AUGUST 2015

1 Harris Fellowship Proposals due for 2015-16

15 Academic year CSFS faculty research/scholarship grant requests due (first deadline)

15 Study Leave Proposals due for 2015-16

26 Student projects due for Directed Summer Research and Internships